CHARLESTON, WV – West Virginia Junior College Charleston Campus Network and Software Solution Program students attended a conference recently regarding cyber security at the WV Cultural Center at the State Capitol Complex.
The conference featured key speakers in the information technology field including Patrick Gray of Cisco Systems, Doug Robinson of the National Association of Chief Information Officers and Evan Patterson of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The topics ranged from data security challenges to cyber security and the states and cyber safety including real world examples.
“It was an informative conference with practical information that I will use as I begin my career in the IT field,” said NSS student Julia Jessee.
“This conference gave our students the opportunity to see that the skills they learn in the NSS Program at WVJC will be used in their careers once they graduate,” said Tom Pinkerton, IT systems administrator at WVJC Charleston and IT instructor. “At WVJC, we strive to incorporate skills with real-world experience and this conference gave students in insight into their futures.”
For more information on graduation rates, median debt of students who have completed their programs, and other important information, please visit our website at www.wvjc.edu/charleston-programs. Our programs are equal opportunity employer/programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.